2016 Polka Stage Entertainment - Twin Cities Polish Festival

Here is a look at the entertainment lineup for the Polka Stage (under the bridge) at the 2016 Twin Cities Polish Festival in Minneapolis, MN. Check back soon for more details.


5:00PM Riverside Hitmen
6:00PM Riverside Swing Band
7:00PM Riverside Hitmen
8:00PM Riverside Swing Band
9:00PM Riverside Hitmen


10:00 – 10:50 Doctor Kielbasa
11:00 – 11:50 Craig Ebel & DyVersaCo
12:00 – 12:50 Doctor Kielbasa
1:00 – 1:55 Craig Ebel & DyVersaCo
2:00 – 2:55 Doctor Kielbasa
3:00 – 3:55 Craig Ebel & DyVersaCo
4:00 – 4:55 Box On
5:00 – 6:00 DynaBrass
5:30 – 6:00 Dance Contest with DynaBrass
6:00 – 7:00 Box On
7:00 – 7:10 Break & Awards
7:10 – 8:00 DynaBrass
8:00 – 9:00 Box On
9:00 – 10:00 DynaBrass


11:00 – 11:55 Craig Ebel & DyVersaCo
12:00 – 12:55 DynaBrass
1:00 – 1:55 Craig Ebel & DyVersaCo
2:00 – 2:55 DynaBrass
3:00 – 3:55 Craig Ebel & DyVersaCo
4:00 – 4:55 DynaBrass


Riverside Hitmen

Get ready to party! From Michael Jackson to Bruno Mars, Aretha Franklin to Katy Perry, Guns N Roses to Taylor Swift, and hundreds more, The Riverside Hitmen play all your favorite dance hits from every decade. With the Midwest’s top singers, musicians, and entertainers, this is a night you won’t want to miss. Click here for more information about the Riverside Hitmen.

Riverside Swing Band

The Riverside Swing Band brings a new edge to the sounds of the 1930’s, 40’s, and 50’s. By combining jazz, swing, blues, and rockabilly, this six-piece horn band will keep you on your feet and begging for more! Click here for more information about the Riverside Swing Band.

Craig Ebel & DyVersaCo

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Craig Ebel plays concertina with DyVersaCo and is the band’s leader. Craig is also the host of “It’s Polka Time!” a syndicated radio show heard across the United States and over the Internet. His knowledge of the music makes him the perfect person to front the band. The musicians who make up DyVersaCo have quite the experience of performing in not only different types of music, but also in different styles of polka music. Polka music is just that – polka music!! Whether you listen to it on the radio or regularly go polka dancing, promote the music proudly and encourage others to do the same. Visit website

Doctor Kielbasa

Doctor Kielbasa

Doctor Kielbasa long to establish a reputation for performing good, fun polka music and dances. Now that the group has 14 years under their belts and a solid track record, it’s fair to say they have made their mark on polka music in Minnesota and the upper Midwest region. Visit website




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Dynabrass is an award winning Polish Polka band from Detroit that was formed in 1986. Dynabrass plays Power Packed Polkas! This group has made an impact and it shows that they have high regard for the music.

Box On

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Box On is an 8-piece family polka band from Michigan. The Vinecki family plays a variety of standards from polka, country, swing, rock, and Latin music. They have been performing their musical journey as Box On for the past three years. Visit website

2018 Festival Dates & Times

Friday, August 10:     5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday, August 11:    10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday, August 12:    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Twin Cities Polish Festival Location

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43 SE Main St | Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414


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The Twin Cities Polish Festival is a 501(c)3 non profit organization; your donation is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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